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. the obama administration is considering a speedy withdrawal from afghanistan that would remove all troops next year. the new york times reports president obama is weighing plans to scrap plans for a residual force in afghanistan after the withdrawal date of 2014. the report cites obama's apparent frustration with afghan president hamid karzai. their ties apparently reached a new low after karzai objected to peace talks last month between the u.s. and taliban. the journalist and media activist sputnik columbia has died at age of 55 after a battle with liver cancer. she was often the only woman reporting from war zones. she was known as a mentor from other journalists. she worked for more than a decade at radio france international and her voice was regularly heard as a correspondent for free speech radio news, which she helped to found. she helped to expose sexual trafficking in the balkans. suggest more than 700,000 people are traffic across the borders worldwide. almost one-third of this figure concerns the balkans, which has become a major transit and destination point. one reason for t
to havana and from there to venezuela. the obama administration will most likely ask its european allies to do whatever they can to prevent the flight from moscow to havana with snowden on board. the main question is whether or not europe will comply with this request. >> the story is getting a lot of attention here in europe, especially in germany. how much public attention is the case getting where you are in the united states? >> well, snowden relations are still a big issue here in the u.s., but when you hear the politicians' views, nearly all a degree that he is a traitor -- the media in washington and new york have been very quick to agree with the white house. there are only a few that consider him to be a human rights activist or at least tried to understand his motives. >> thanks so much. in europe, the tiny baltic state of latvia has it -- has received a green light to become the 18th member of the eurozone. >> despite the eurozone's current troubles, membership would bring benefits for latvia, including increased foreign investment. >> neighboring estonia has enjoyed similar p
think this is very important -- maintaining trust for a relationship with american partners. the obama administration does not feel that they are doing anything wrong. they are just trying to protect their citizens, trying to protect america. what is for them very important is to comply with american laws, so they do not care very much whether they are violating german laws. >> thank you very much. from spying on your internet to paying for your internet, are you forking over too much cash for your access? that's a question the european commission wants answered. >> to get that information, inspectors rated telecommunications companies this week to see if they were abusing their dominant market positions by fixing prices on manipulating the market. deutsche telekom said it was very surprised that the action after previous investigations by national regulators had down no evidence of wrongdoing. violations of european antitrust rules can trigger fines of up to 10% of annual earnings. >> after tendering his resignation and putting luxembourg on course for early elections, the prime minis
obama wants to head the fbi has been facing tough questions. he defended many of the controversial policies he had while serving in the bush administration. we have a report. thatere seems little doubt fbi, comey will head the but what is in doubt is if he will allow tortured to continue. as a senior official in the bush administration, comey earned praise for pushing back against domestic surveillance, but there is what he did condone, indefinite detention and so- called enhanced interrogation of so-called others. >> do you believe that waterboarding is illegal? >> yes. >> thank you. and would you answer this question no matter who was president? >> oh, yes. that may explanation not satisfy many of the 13,000 explanation that may not satisfy many of the 1300 fbi agents, and some are pressing comey further, about an explanation that talked about those techniques being used individually. >> he did not reject the memos that justified torture, that he endorsed. >> indeed, since the september 11 attacks, the u.s. fbi has transformed itself from domestic law enforcement to an agency foc
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